Chicken Drumsticks with Lentils

Chicken Drumsticks with Lentils

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Servings: 4
Calories: 797

Ingredients
 

  • 4 chicken drumsticks weighing approx 7 oz each
  • 18 oz lentils
  • 3 pt water
  • 8 floz dry red wine
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube stock cube
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 dried chilli
  • 1 pinch freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 4 oz streaky bacon
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 onions
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  • Wash lentils several times in a bowl of water, then cover with the water and red wine and bring to the boil.
  • Wash drumsticks and add to lentils together with crumbled stock cube.
  • Add bay leaf, chilli, pepper, thyme and basil; bring to the boil again and simmer, covered, on gentle heat for 45 minutes.
  • Cut bacon into small squares and fry in oil. Peel onions and slice into rings before frying to a golden brown in bacon fat.
  • Peel and crush garlic and mix with onions.
  • Season to taste with salt and sugar before serving sprinkled with chopped parsley and scattered with the onion mixture.
Calories: 797 kcal
Carbohydrates: 85 g
Protein: 51 g
Fat: 23g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 88 mg
Sodium: 543 mg
Potassium: 1540 mg
Fiber: 40 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 138 IU
Vitamin C: 10 mg
Calcium: 115 mg
Iron: 11 mg
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